Exclusive Webinar by McAfee: Cloud: The 360 Degree Shared Responsibility Model

Data Protection World Forum and McAfee present an exclusive webinar focused on heightening cloud security. Nigel Hawthorn, EMEA & Privacy Spokesperson of McAfee, will provide expert insight and detail the benefits of utilizing the 360-Degree Shared Responsibility Model in cloud security. Still floating in the clouds? The webinar will focus on what cloud security means […]

PrivSec200: Recognising privacy and security professionals from across Europe

The PrivSec200 sponsored by OneTrust recognises and celebrates those individuals who have made significant contributions to the privacy and security sectors. Our editorial team considered several factors in compiling this list, including; social media impact, knowledge sharing and community support. Commenting on those who will be awarded, Ian Evans, Managing Director – EMEA, OneTrust said: [...]

Looking at the current state of data security

The following staggering numbers were revealed by digital security specialists Gemalto: 3.35 billion – the number of data records that were compromised worldwide in the first half 2018 alone. 214 – the number of data records that are lost or stolen every second. 72% – the jump in the number of records compromised in 2018 […]

The most effective firewall: your people

An alarming number of cyber security reports are surfacing, showing how unprepared private and public sector organisations are to handle the current level of security threat. A new Commons report just this month revealed that the UK is more vulnerable to cyber attacks than ever before. But it’s not just the threat from the outside that leaders […]

In loving memory, alpha-numeric passwords

By Geoff Anderson, CEO, PixelPin The term “data breach” will send shivers down the spine of any business leader. A string of high profile cyber-attacks has highlighted that nobody is safe and businesses of all sizes are looking at how they can protect themselves from risk. Companies are making wide-scale investments in security to protect […]

CCPA 12-month compliance series pt5: responding to consumer requests

By Dominique Shelton Leipzig, Bo W. Kim & Gabriella Gallego  At the core of complying with the CCPA is knowing how to deal with consumer’s requests with respect to any of the eight rights regarding their personal information (PI), which are: An abbreviated right to disclosure regarding PI collected (§1798.100) An expanded right to disclosure regarding PI collected (§1798.110(a)) […]

CCPA: why ‘wait and see’ doesn’t work

By Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity The one-year anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently passed, but the global landscape of privacy legislation continues to change on what, at times, feels like a daily basis. Much of the current discussion is now turning to the California Consumer Privacy […]

Fighting fraud with a selfie: Tacking fake online profiles

By Rene Hendrikse, MD EMEA at Mitek Fake profiles have sadly become endemic to the social media experience. Whether a Facebook friend request from a profile that ends up tagging you in scam advertisements for sunglasses, an Instagram profile that sends relentless direct messages, or a Twitter bot that spurts inflammatory hate, fake profiles are everywhere […]